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sandy, t the disappearing ice slights at the north pole becoming ever harder to ignore but science and facts continue to demonstrate that yes climate change is real. so no one should really be surprised the last year was the hottest on record for north america, shattering the old record by one entire degree. that may not sound like a lot but keep in mind, if the world's average temperature increases by 5 degrees scientists think sea levels could climb as much as 20 feet causing cities like miami new orleans, to go the route of atlantis. skeptics keep on being skeptics. you are right. climate change science is a sinister conspiracy by the entire world scientific community to slightly reduce corporate profit by convincing people that air pollution is bad. that makes a lot more sense. joining us now via skype is heroic environmentalist and founder of 350.org the man who's become the leading face in the movement to raise awareness about climate change, bill mckickin'. it is an honor to have you here on the program. >> very good to be with you. >> john: is it worst that we broke the rec
is low. daphne koller, a computer science professor at stanford, is one of coursera's founders. >> i think by opening up education for free to everyone around the world, they're going to turn education, high-quality education, from a privilege to a basic human right, so that anyone, no matter their social, economic or family circumstances, has access to the best education. >> reporter: those lofty goals-- the experience of teaching thousands of students and the possibility of future profits-- are what got these courses going. professors from top universities are signing up, even though they are not paid by the providers. eventually, universities may share revenues they receive-- when there are revenues-- with the professors. and those star professors have inspired intense student interest in the courses, says coursera's other co-founder, andrew ng. >> most people today will never have access to a princeton, stanford, cal tech class. but now, if you wake up tomorrow morning and you decide you want to take a cal tech class, you can. you can just sign up for one, and it's free. >> repor
with venture capital money, offering classes in science, technology, engineering, and math. universities came on board, hoping to reach more students than they previously could, and to improve instruction both on and off campus using online technology. thrun says early results are promising. >> we have some data on how work for some of the classes, we've shown that the average point score of students taking those classes online is higher, significantly higher than taking it in the classroom. that's kind of mind-blowing. >> reporter: he says teachers are learning new strategies that are more effective than the traditional lecture. >> it's not my lecturing that changes the student, but it's the student exercise. so our courses feel very much like video games, where you're being bombarded with exercise after exercise. that's very different from the way i teach at stanford, where i'm much more in a lecturing mode. >> porter: at coursera, says online courses aren't dominated by a few aggressive students in a classroom. >> on the online web site, we have these things we call in- video quizzes, wher
has been to china many times knows his markets and political science has told us china was way too restrictive in the monetary policy, that somehow the communist party got caught up on worrying about inflation, not worrying about growth. come on, malice, be like mal for heaven sake. i think they're still going with the techs, though. that's over. klaus is confident that when the dpovt unveils the plan for growth in february, they're going to dazzle, from a disappointing 8% to a stunning 11%. there's plenty to like if china gets ho the t in here and takin all its clothes, that's ray lewis. the chinese are addicted to coal. and we know electric uses have gotten stronger and stronger as the year's gone on. got that data. although joy's up about 10% in two weeks. you can look at truck manufacturers as the chinese are back with a vengeance. but i don't know, i don't want to outthink this. the best way to play china is china, specifically the etf for the biggest chinese stocks i've steered you away from owning individual stocks except for brief flirtation with baydu. nevertheless, call m
is a great company, we've been this business for 32 years. we have tremendous science based products that are high in health and safety and a tremendous business opportunity. we're proud of where we are today and confident about our future. >> after the herbalife meeting ends, michael john so thson wil appear on skauk squawk on the treat. must see tv. this story has legs. >> as an investment story, i can make an argument that perhaps we're overdoing it a bit. but as a story, come on. the fact as of yesterday this new plot twist with dan taking on where he thought his friend, referring to him only, though, as the short seller. i thought that was a little hostile in his letter. just adds another layer of intrigue. and significant money at stake for both hedge funds. >> and herb greenberg has been on this for a very long time. michael johnson has come on my show at mod money. but he has a documentary that's fascinating. in terms of timely, i've never seen anything like it. >> it has been in the works for months. so check it out if you haven't already. called selling the dream. but in te
straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. ♪ oh monday morning ♪ you gave me no warning >>> quite frankly, chuck hagel is out of the mainstream of thinking, i believe, on most issues regarding foreign policy. i expect the president to nominate people different than i would think. i'm going to vote for senator kerry. i don't agree with him a lot, but i think he's very much in the mainstream of thought. chuck hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the nation of israel in our nation's history. he has long severed his ties with the republican party. this is an in-your-face nomination by the president to all of us who are supportive of israel. >> chuck hagel was a republican senator from nebraska, a decorated veteran of the vietnam war, a person who has a resume that include
calling on the administration to build the star wars weapon. but on a posting the science and space advisor wrote the u.s. does not support blowing up planets. he also added why waste taxpayer money on a death star with the fundamental star that can be exploited by a one-man star ship? >>> there are questions about the suicide of the cofounder of a social website red-it. his family is blaming the cell justice system. the 26-year-old hung himself at his apartment in brooklyn, new york. he was a hacker, free speech activist who sought to make online information free for anyone. he was about to go on fool for 13 felonies next month. he was accused of stealing millions of articles from an m. i. t. subscription service in the hopes of offering them to the public for free. he faced up to 35 years in prison if convicted. >>> a 23-year-old contestant from brooklyn is miss america 2013. >> your new miss america is miss new york! [applause] >> mallory hagen won the pageant last night. she tap danced to win the price. the first autistic miss american contestant also made history. they chose mi
a suitable tenant. >> the new exploritorium is across the street from us, we are lucky. a lost cool science yet there which is your passion. >> i will be there a lot. for several days. years. however long. >> how is it looking? >> foggy. you may have been on vacation but it is foggy outside and fog around the bay shore but not in this picture looking toward san francisco. we have mountain view with fog and three quarter mile visibility with fog at top the bay bridge. that is fog that is developing. keep an cry on that right now. live doppler 7 hd showing dry conditions outside as the fog is water coming from the ground. i updated the temperatures wish at 34 in santa rosa and napa and livermore. san francisco is mid-50's and half moon is 48. in monterey bay we have santa cruz at 37, and monterey at 42 and gilroy the warm spot at 43 degrees. that does not happen often. freezeing fog, the first concern for the forecast this morning. warm other days are ahead tomorrow and tuesday and that will change with a couple of waves from the north bringing colder conditions and a few chances of showers a
's favorite medicine? >> mom, grandma, they were right. there's science behind it. there's a synergy or combination of ingredients in chicken soup. they don't attack the area and create more. how is that? very effective. and it's not found with other soups. >> dr. ashton, dropping the "m" bomb on morning television. this is complementary stuff, not to replace traditional medicine. >> absolutely not. and you want to tell your health care provider when you're using these. >> get their flu shot. >> and get the flu shot and weigh the risks versus the benefits. >>> a lot of other news breaking overnight. for that, it's mr. ron claiborne. >> good morning to you. i was wondering, doctor. you take all of those? >> sure. you know in medicine, we say in moderation. >> okay. a little in moderation. good morning, everybody. after years of denying doping charges, cyclist lance armstrong is reportedly about to come clean. "usa today" is reporting that armstrong will admit to using performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions in an interview with oprah winfrey that is taping on monday. but ar
, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "morning joe." the co-founders of a small business, their 3-year-old small business on the rise growing at a rate of 200% each year. >> that's good. a good rate of growth. good to see you. first things first, a new father, paul. congratulations. new year's eve baby. >> seven minutes before the ball dropped. snow maybe there >> how much sleep have you gotten zblnt maybe there's a reason you're here and not with the baby. we want to bring you guys in, you have first such a great story in school together and also facing the headwinds a lot of people have faced the last few years with the economy and succeeding. paul, i start with you. how did you guys get together on this and why did you choose shirts? >> a great question. we weren't always shirt makers. we were in business school in 2007 in the uk and we were heading to world finance in 2007, seemed to be the direction to go. as luck would have it and life have it we graduated the da
to men in math and science and still made it in there. if we talk about a culture of male dominance, i mean, it is worth noting that that guy was in charge of economic policy for president obama, having said that about women, which should in some ways as a woman i will say be an automatic disqualifier. >> women did have to xwlan about this. in my earlier book, rye counted this scene where they had a dinner with the president, and they said, you know, this is a boy's club. now -- and rahm emanuel, and the answer was, well, they treat everybody this way. you know, they treat everybody horribly. what happened afterward was the women continued to meet and continued to have dinner, and they called it our basketball game, you know, because the basketball game that the president was having did not have too many women in it. you know, it's an issue that they're sensitive about. i don't think it's fair to say that, you know, they have kept women out because his closest advisor is valley jarrett, and nancy and epa rl has been an important part of this administration. she doesn't get any press, b
so they would have good science about how to assess an addiction, and what to do about it. it's a book that i think should empower people to really look at their behavior and if they want to make changes they can. >> stephanie: it's interesting, because obviously you are all so good about policy as well. there are parts of the book talking about the drain on the economy. >> yeah, this addiction problem costs america $6 billion dollars. and this is the number one health care issue in the world? really? and our best solution at this point is legalization of marijuana, which i think is a bad idea. the truth is we have a lack of a political will here because it's a complicated issue, it's expensive, there is a lot of stigma and shame associated with it, there's 20 million people in recovery, and none of them are standing up demanding that our lawmakers do something. overdose last year surpassed traffic deaths. it's a tragedy. >> stephanie: oh i just got an email from annie and willie nelson. >> if it's working for willie nelson, god bless him. but i'm talking abo
by -- is it the university of michigan or -- >> this is a report -- a committee from the national academy of sciences, the institute of medicine put together a committee to evaluate the u.s. health disadvantage. prior reports had shown that in older people, people above 50 the u.s. does worse than other high-income countries. we focused on younger in particular. the whole age span but in particular younger people. >> bill: americans have worse health than people in other high-income countries. health disadvantage is pervasive across age and socioeconomic groups. ana diez-roux in studio with us ready to take your questions. we'll continue our conversation at 1-866-55-press here on today's "full court press." >> announcer: this is the "full court press." the "bill press show" live on your radio and on current tv. right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. really? you know i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. alright, in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks. i think the number
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to shine is the smoked pulled pork. i think it's done broseph! pretty much got it down to a science... pretty much. we also really like a great pulled pork sandwich even when we can't make the game. you ruined it! some people even like it better. really? yep. [ male announcer ] new carving board pulled pork, get that delicious slow smoked taste without the hassle. it's game time food. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley. this morning san francisco police continue the search for a man wanted for dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire. they say 22-year-old dexter oliver attacked her yesterday afternoon near the intersection of hollister and jennings in the city's bay view district. 25-year-old star lamar now in critical condition in the burn unit at st. francis hospital. she has severe burns to her face and her chest. family members say oliver became enraged when lamar told him their relationship was over. >> saw him pour gasoline in a bottle and he left. i didn't know he was going to burn her. >> police say oliver is 5'10", 155 pounds and has a haircut w
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to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> up next, governor chris christie joins the table. and now i know why -- hi, chris -- now i know why i'm always cold in the studio. it is so great to see you. have a seat. welcome. you wear long johns. you're wearing them right now, meacham is wearing long johns. >> don't make that up. >> yeah. >> outrageous. >> it was quite a sight. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? maybe you want to incorporate a business. or protect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. we don't argue much. we really don't. meg usually just gets her way, and i go along with it. i think it worked for matt because i did it for him. when i'm the one cooking, i'm the one calculating the points. i can microwave things. you get to eat real food.
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things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. >>> alcoa kicking off earnings season. earns came in at 6 cents a share,
tremendous science-based products that are very high in health and safety and efficacy and we've got a tremendous business opportunity and we're proud of where we are today and confident about our future. >> okay, des, let's talk about the pyramid scheme thesis for a second. first, of your distributors, every year, new distributors join the forces of herbalife, and invariably the argument is made that a large majority of those distributors at the end of year one don't become the millionaires or even making $100,000 or $50,000 or $10,000 that they see in the ads but ultimately that they lose money. pis that true? >> absolutely not. here's one of the fallacies we're hearing from pershing square. what the research shows is the majority of our distributors become distributors because of their affinity with the product and they want to receive a discount. so essentially they're almost like members, club members just like in costco. that's the reality. most of the distributors come for that product discount. of those distributors who come for business opportunity, absolutely they make mone
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minutes total discussion last year, an none of it science-driven and none of the discussion included a single democratic politician air time to discuss climate change. we know as it is is increasingl noticeable outlets will be left behind. i want to know what the guests know now that they didn't know when the week began. dia diana? >> well, this is very different from what you know now. and i learned this week that it is incredible and remarkable how two different writers in two different spaces and times can come across the same image to express their wonder at the material world. there is a poem by a poet who died in a stalin camp in 1937 who used the image of a blossoming pear tree as a central image in a poem about the sort of wonder and mystery of the world, and in that very same year across the world another poet in 1937 also used that same image in much the similar way in "their eyes are watching god." astounding. >> yes. george? >> well, i have been traveling and i have not learned much at all, but i read a book i love and it is called "the stench of honolulu" by jack handy,
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